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Logicin Cough Suppressant

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Generic Name: Pholcodine
Product Name: Logicin Cough Suppressant

Indication

Used for symptom relief in non-productive cough
Not to be used in asthma, COPD or respiratory failure

Action

Acts by suppressing the cough center in the brain

Dose advice

Oral liquid (linctus) 1mg/mL, 200mL

Adult:
15-30mg 3-4 times daily
Child:
2-5 years: 3mg, 3-4 times daily
>5 years: 7.5-15mg, 3-4 times daily
Not to be used in children < 2years
Pregnancy:
Safe to use. ADEC category A
Lactation:
No data available but should be safe to use

Schedule

S2

Common side effects

Drowsiness
Constipation
Nausea
Vomiting
Drug Interactions:
Alcohol- increased drowsiness; avoid combined use
CNS depressants- increased respiratory depression; avoid concurrent use

Uncommon side effects

Respiratory depression (rare)

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For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 1 January, 1970


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